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Wizard Weekend

Board the Wizard Express for magic and mischief.

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24th, 25th, 30th & 31st October and 1st November 2020

We have lots of spooky activities to keep the kids entertained. ALL activities run from 11am - 4pm and are included in your ticket price

  • Take unlimited rides on the Wizard Express steam train
  • Borrow our Hogwarts costumes to walk in Harry Potter's footsteps on the real King’s Cross footbridge
  • Explore a Hogwarts Express-style carriage
  • Watch owls and falcons
  • Be brave and get up close to creepy creatures
  • Marvel at haunting magic performances
  • Take a ride on our spooky miniature railway
  • Learn how witches broomsticks are made
  • Get your face painted into something scary (additional cost)

Dress up as a spooky character for your chance to win a fantastically spooky prize!

Whether you're a wondrous wizard, a ghastly ghost or a petrifying pumpkin, come along to the fancy dress competition in the marquee at Ropley, at 12pm and 2pm.

There are three age categories:

  1. Under 4's - 'Brand New Wizards'
  2. Age 4 - 8 year olds - 'Emerging Wand Talent'
  3. Over 8 year olds - 'Potion Masters'

Parking Information:

  • Ropley Station - FREE parking in the field. Postcode SO24 0BL. Disabled drop-off at Ropley station and parking in the field.
  • Alresford Station - Public car park, 30p per hour, £1.50 for over 4 hours (free Sundays and public holidays holidays). Coin only. This car park is operated by Winchester City Council. Disabled parking available.
  • Medstead & Four Marks Station - There is NO car parking at this station.
  • Alton Station - £9.30 weekdays & weekend-days, £3.50 off-peak. Pay with card or over the phone. Please be advised spaces may be limited here. This car park is operated by South Western Railway.